PBS NewsHour

Do we burden the presidency with impossible expectations?

Clip: 10/08/2014 | 6m 40s

Americans tend to view the Founding Fathers favorably but aren’t as kind to the modern presidents. Aaron David Miller argues that the American “addiction” for greatness sets today’s leaders up against impossible standards. Margaret Warner sits down with Miller to discuss his new book, “The End of Greatness.”

Aired: 10/08/14

Rating: NR

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